Shanlyn Hirdy (R8) named after Essendon footballer James Hird should kick a goal in the last leg of the quadrella at Tattersall’s Park tonight.
Trained at Goodwood by veteran Graeme Moate this son of Slater won brilliantly at Launceston Monday night after receiving an early check and this Launceston Cup finalist should be too speedy here.
Hardest to beat will be Hellyeah Jacko and kennelmate Shanlyn Charlie.
Pure Ferly (R9) for Moorleah trainer Russell Watts looks value prepost quoted at $3.50.
This black son of Pure Octane will enjoy the inside draw and although the prepost favourite Silent Giggle will be hard to hold out, he should be able to find the lead early and set up a winning break.
Outsider Brami’s Special should be taken in the multiples.
Jennifer Ellen (R3) looks like a nice type.
At her first start in Tasmania for Rod Ransley this daughter of Bombastic Shiraz chased hard behind Shafah Tiger last week and although the time was not flash she should be better for the run.
Roo’s Blue will probably start favourite and will be her main opposition while Posh Nan could run into a place.
Medhurst could quinella the Invitation with Sandbanker and Collyn Tiger while Regent Reign a late scratching.
Best Bets: R7 No 3 Magic Moss, R8 No 8 Shanlyn Hirdy, R9 No 2 Pure Ferly.
Best E/W: R1 No 8 Simplistic, R2 No 4 Smiley On Fire, R3 No 8 Jennifer Ellen.